Review: could Tegretol cause Muscle aches?
Summary: Muscle aches is found among people who take Tegretol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Epilepsy.
We study 23,993 people who have side effects while taking Tegretol from FDA and social media. Among them, 269 have Muscle aches. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle aches and more.
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Tegretol has active ingredients of carbamazepine. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 24,859 Tegretol users)
Muscle aches (muscle pain) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 73,537 Muscle aches patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 23,993 people reported to have side effects when taking Tegretol. Among them, 269 people (1.12%) have Muscle Aches.
Time on Tegretol when people have Muscle aches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle aches||24.00%||34.00%||0.00%||12.00%||4.00%||6.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :
|Muscle aches||67.95%||32.05% |
Age of people who have Muscle aches when taking Tegretol * :
|Muscle aches||0.00%||0.00%||6.06%||14.39%||10.23%||22.73%||25.00%||21.59% |
Severity of Muscle aches when taking Tegretol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle aches||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle aches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle aches||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (55 people, 20.45%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 14.13%)
- Pain (31 people, 11.52%)
- Convulsion (30 people, 11.15%)
- Depression (21 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (50 people, 18.59%)
- Lamictal (37 people, 13.75%)
- Keppra (30 people, 11.15%)
- Clonazepam (27 people, 10.04%)
- Tegretol-xr (25 people, 9.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Remicade for a 52-year old woman with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Red Face, Pain - Muscles
- A study of drug interactions between Citalopram Hydrobromide, Sertraline for a 21-year old woman with Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Heavy Legs, Loss Of Control Of Legs, Loss Of Appetite, Belly Ache, Slow Heart Beat, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Dry Mouth, Headache, Light Sensitivity, Sensitivity To The Cold, Neck Pain, Weakness, Tremor, Swallowing Difficulty, Muscle Aches, Shaking Palsy, Skin Rash
- A study of side effects of Carbamazepine for a 45-year old woman with Epilepsy. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Carbamazepine for a 30-year old woman with Hairloss.
- A study of side effects of Zocor for a 55-year old woman with Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Myalgia
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